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CA Senate Passes Bill to Prevent Antibiotic Use in Farm Animals

Posted May 2, 2014   On Thursday, the California State Senate passed a bill to restrict the use of antibiotics in...

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Food Labeling Case, POM v. Coca-Cola

Posted April 28, 2014   Last week the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the food labeling case, POM Wonderful...

Dairy Industry, Breweries Ask FDA to Reconsider Animal Feed Regulation

Posted April 15, 2014   American dairy and brewery industries are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reconsider...

Federal Food Labeling Law Draws Ag Support

Posted April 11, 2014   Federal legislation requiring food with genetically modified ingredients to be labeled according to a national standard...

FDA: Increased Funding Needed to Implement FSMA

Posted April 8, 2014   The FDA needs increased funding in FY 2015 to completely implement rules for the Food Safety...

FDA to Finalize Guidance on Voluntary GMO Labeling

Posted April 3, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon finalize its voluntary guidance on labeling for...

FDA Extends Comment Period for FSMA Proposed Rule

Posted March 26, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the comment period for a proposed rule...

FDA Reopens Comment Period for Evaporated Cane Juice on Food Labels

Posted March 7, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reopening the comment period on its draft guidance...

Food Industry Continues with Front-of-Package Labeling Campaign

Posted March 6, 2014   Important players in the food industry, the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute, plan...

FDA Proposes Updates to Nutrition Facts Label

Posted March 3, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently proposed rules to update the Nutrition Facts label for...

New Deadlines for FSMA Final Rules

Posted February 27, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently agreed to new deadlines for final rules for...

Chick-fil-A to Serve Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Posted February 17, 2014   Chick-fil-A recently announced that its restaurants will be serving antibiotic-free chicken within the next five years,...

Food Industry Unified in GMO Labeling Debate

Posted February 11, 2014   The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced the creation of its 29-member “Coalition for Safe Affordable Food,”...

Taylor Says FDA Needs More Resources to Implement FSMA

Posted February 10, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs more resources to implement the Food Safety Modernization...

Farmers Voice Concerns over New Food Safety Rules

Posted January 22, 2014   Farmers are concerned about new FDA regulations under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and the...

Congress Passes FY 2014 Spending Bill with Directives for USDA and FDA

Posted January 20, 2014   Late last week, Congress passed a $1 trillion omnibus spending package to fund the federal government...

Senator Urges Farm Bill Conference to End USDA Catfish Inspection Program

Posted January 13, 2014   The subject of the USDA catfish inspection program resurfaced lasted week, as letters from opponents were...

FDA Declines Judges’ Request to Define “Natural”

Posted January 10, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently decline requested by three federal judges to determine...

GMA Pushes Federal GMO Food Labeling Bill

Posted January 9, 2014   The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), which represents companies like ConAgra, PepsiCo, and Kraft, is proposing a...

FDA Extends Comment Period for Trans Fat Proposal

Posted January 7, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the comment period for its proposal to...